CEO Rob Burk comes on this episode of the USEA Podcast first to discuss the changes to the FEI star system, which will change from a four-star system to a five-star system. There are several reasons behind this change, including risk management, inclusion in the Olympics, and making it possible for more countries to participate. Burk describes the difference between the new CCI-L and CCI-S designations, the difference between the old long format and the new short and long formats, and more. For more detailed information about the changes to the FEI star system, click here.
Next, Senior Director of Membership Services and Convention Planner Jennifer Hardwick joins us to give us a preview of what’s in store for the 2018 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention featuring the USEA’s 7th Eventing Hall of Fame at the Sheraton New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana. Hardwick shares some of the exciting events that attendees have to look forward to, including the Annual Meeting of Members with Keynote Speaker Erik Duvander and the USEA’s Eventing Hall of Fame Gala. If you haven’t registered yet, Hardwick shares all the information you need to get your tickets! Click here for more information.